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Turkey detained ISIS leader in Istanbul

Turkey detained ISIS leader in Istanbul

Senior Turkish officials said the ISIS (the terrorist group banned in Russia) new leader has been captured in a recent raid in Istanbul. Anti-terrorism police and intelligence agents detained a man they believe has led the jihadist …

Aeroflot increases number of flights to Turkey

Aeroflot increases number of flights to Turkey

From May 27, 2022, Aeroflot will increase the number of flights to Antalya and Istanbul. This is stated in the airline's message. "From May 27, we are increasing the number of flights from Moscow to Istanbul and Antalya to …

Air traffic between Grozny and Turkey to increase

Air traffic between Grozny and Turkey to increase

UTair and Red Wings are planning to launch a number of new flights from Grozny (Northern) International Airport, including to Turkish cities, Interfax writes. The airport's press service specified that UTair will launch flights …

Bomb explosions in Istanbul, Bursa recognized terror acts

Bomb explosions in Istanbul, Bursa recognized terror acts

Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ said that the recent bomb attacks in Istanbul and Bursa were clearly terror attacks that may have connections. Addressing reporters in Parliament in the capital Ankara, Minister Bozdağ pointed out …

Blast hits near Youth Foundation building in Istanbul

Blast hits near Youth Foundation building in Istanbul

A blast occurred near a youth foundation building in Istanbul on Thursday, the governor's office said, adding that fragments of an improvised explosive device have been found on the site. "There are reports about an explosion …

Explosion reported in Istanbul

Explosion reported in Istanbul

An explosion has been heard in the Beyoglu district in Istanbul and residents have been urged to evacuate a building, local media said on Monday. Reports said that a short circuit in underground cables led to the blast and smoke. …

Russia-Ukraine talks begin in Istanbul

Russia-Ukraine talks begin in Istanbul

The fresh round of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine brokered by Turkey started in Istanbul on Tuesday. In an address to the delegations of Russia and Ukraine before their meeting at the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, Turkish …

Barcelona comeback leaves Galatasaray out of Europa League

Barcelona comeback leaves Galatasaray out of Europa League

Barcelona fought back to win 2-1 at Galatasaray on Thursday and advance to the Europa League quarter-finals 2-1 on aggregate after a scoreless draw in the first leg. Brazilian defender Marcão gave the Turkish side the …

407 flights cancelled in Istanbul due to snowfall

407 flights cancelled in Istanbul due to snowfall

In Istanbul, 407 flights of Turkish Airlines were cancelled due to heavy snowfall, the Haberturk portal informs. Earlier, snowfall in Istanbul led to the disruption of air, sea and land communications. The authorities cancelled classes …

Ukraine ready to hold talks with Russia in Baku or Istanbul

Ukraine ready to hold talks with Russia in Baku or Istanbul

Belarus cannot be a platform for negotiations with Russia, as aggressive actions are taking place from the territory of the republic. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced this on his Telegram channel. “If there were …

FlyOne's plane takes off from Yerevan for first time in flight from Armenia to Istanbul

FlyOne's plane takes off from Yerevan for first time in flight from Armenia to Istanbul

A FlyOne passenger jet took off from Armenia to Turkiye for the first time Wednesday. The plane departed from Yerevan International Zvartnots Airport at 6 p.m. local time and will land in Istanbul as part of the normalization process between Turkiye and Armenia. A plane with 60 passengers will also make the Istanbul - Yerevan flight later tonight, according to company officials.

Police officers injured in minibus accident in Istanbul

Police officers injured in minibus accident in Istanbul

A minibus overturned in Turkey's Istanbul province, the Turkish media reported. According to the message, a minibus carrying police officers to Istanbul Airport overturned due to ice on the road and thick fog. Some 10 …

 Istanbul Airport to remain closed today due to heavy snow

Istanbul Airport to remain closed today due to heavy snow

National flag carrier Turkish Airlines extended the suspension of its flights to and from Istanbul Airport until midnight Wednesday due to heavy snowfall, while winter weather snarled transport across the city. Istanbul Aiport, …

Istanbul Airport extends closure due to heavy snowfall

Istanbul Airport extends closure due to heavy snowfall

Istanbul Airport has halted all flights Tuesday until 1 p.m. local time (1000GMT) due to heavy snowfall in the city, according to Anadolu Agency. “Due to continuing bad weather conditions, there will be no aircraft landing and …